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Kent House B&B

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   47 Lower Glanmire Road, Cork, Ireland
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Ranked #8 of 63 Cork B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed in Dec 2013- so very sorry for the belated review! John & Lorraine were both friendly & helpful with directions and suggestions on where to go for dinner and what to see while in Cork. I know when I booked initially I read some people had difficulty finding parking but we had absolutely no trouble. Loved that we... More

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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The lovely owners of kent house welcomed me in after a long night and day in Cork City. Beautiful bedroom and a brilliant breakfast. I left refreshed and full and ready for more travels. I would definitely visit again when I'm next in cork. It's only a minute walk from the train station too so perfect for tired feet!

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Cape Breton Island, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We, three of us, stayed with John and Lorraine for two days . We had a great room for three ,a double and single bed, backed onto the railway station so kind of neat seeing the trains come and go . No noise at all from the trains . Even if two of you , this room # 6 was... More

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JDineen, Owner at Kent House B&B, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your time and effort to submit a review on our B&B. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us, and we are delighted to see the Triple Glazing is working properly. We hope the car situation resolved itself in Galway. Now its back to the B&B again...... Be sure to let us know if you... More

Romagnano Sesia, Italy
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With my family, we stayed here 2 nights at the beginning and ending of our trip. What we found was an excellent B&B, with large rooms (we had two different family bedrooms during our stay, on the first and second floor, both large and clean), with a delicious breakfast, with a good location (15 minutes on foot to the centre)... More

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JDineen, Owner at Kent House B&B, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you very much for your time to give a review of our property. We really do appreciate your feedback .We are delighted to hear l you thoroughly enjoyed your visit to Cork and your stay with us, and that you got to see more than one of our rooms. We are delighted that you were able to enjoy... More

Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an excellent B&B due to the very personal care of guests by Lorraine and John Dineen. The home is a historic building fitted out for modern travelers. The room set up had everything on our list: Tea and coffee setup, two chairs and a desk/table,in_room safe, plenty of bright lighting throughout, shelves and space for toiletries in the... More

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JDineen, Owner at Kent House B&B, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to submit a wonderful review for our B&B. We have spent a long time trying to get a Victorian Townhouse to blend into the 21st century and it looks like it's eventually paying off. We really appreciate your kind comments and we are delighted your stay was as good. We wish you all... More

Melbourne, Australia
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77 reviews 77 reviews
64 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I booked this B&B 9 months ago but when I arrived I was told that they had lost my booking, and because they were full, had arranged a room at another B&B. The owner was very apologetic but the replacement place was rated much lower in tripadvisor. This B&B is right on the N8, and if is anything like the... More

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JDineen, Owner at Kent House B&B, responded to this review

I am more disappointed with TripAdvisor than the reviewer in this case. The reviewer did NOT stay with me, he stayed with my neighbour, an arrangement that was made 10 days beforehand. There is no review of my B&B here. There are two statements of fact followed by a completely inaccurate and damaging assumption. I asked TripAdvisor to remove this... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Just back from two nights in Cork. The Kent House sits on a non-descript street just past the train station. Walking into town was not very scenic, but it did feel safe. We had a family room which turned out to be two connected rooms sharing one bathroom. It was a great set-up for us as it allowed our 22-year... More

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JDineen, Owner at Kent House B&B, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you very much for your time to give a review of our property. We really do appreciate your feedback .We are delighted to hear l you, your wife and two girls thoroughly enjoyed your visit to Cork and your stay with us. Had the girls found the ideal Irishman by the end of the holiday ????. Your jacket... More

glasgow
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Stayed here for a few nights with my partner , hospitality was fantastic , rooms were spacious and spotless, lovely cooked breakfast . The owners were very friendly and couldn't be more helpful, Two minute walk to the train station and a short walk to town. Took the train to cobh for the day well worth a visit. Would definitely... More

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JDineen, Owner at Kent House B&B, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you very much for your time to give a review of our property. We really do appreciate your feedback .We are delighted to hear l you thoroughly enjoyed your visit to Cork and your stay with us. We are delighted that you were able to enjoy the whole experience and appreciated what we have to offer. We told... More

Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I didn't think I would be very impressed when my husband and I arrived to Kent House B&B. The area it sits in is simple, but safe! But my was I wrong! The host and hostess were incredible. Not that you need a large room while traveling, but the room was great and incredibly clean. It's an older house, but... More

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JDineen, Owner at Kent House B&B, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your kind comments. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. We are particularly delighted that you appreciated the concept we are trying to achieve. We have a Victorian townhouse, which we are trying to integrate into the 21st century. Not everybody gets it, but you did and we are appreciative of it. Told you... More

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We stayed at the Kent House on a recent one week tour of Ireland. For a family of four, we had a very spacious room which was a welcome surprise. Our teenage boys had their own adjoining room. We loved the location, a healthy walk to downtown Cork restaurants for dinner. We stumbled on a pub with live music and... More

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JDineen, Owner at Kent House B&B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your time and great review you put up on It is always a pleasure to read the reviews our guests leave for us. It shows we are doing a good job and the service we offer is of a high standard and is appreciated by our guests. We are sorry the weather was too warm,........ More

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Address: 47 Lower Glanmire Road, Cork, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Cork
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Kent House B&B 3*
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